This Music Technology (Hons) BASc degree at De Montfort University - the only BASc in Music Technology in the country - has been designed to link creative vision with deep technical understanding. We will help you to explore and develop creatively and technically, equipping you with the skills to shape your future in the music industry.
You will be able to choose from a wide range of modules to tailor your knowledge of Music Technology: half of your modules from arts-oriented BA options and the other half from technology-oriented BSc options. Modules that you will explore include Performing with Technology, Procedural Programming for Music, Location recording, Plugin Development and Ensemble Recording.
Learn how to create new and innovative musical performance models and develop existing ones. You will produce projects involving both solo and small group performances, and learn how to document and evaluate your work. At the same time, you will learn about audio engineering fundamentals and how science and engineering underpins the technology used for sound creation and production.
Throughout your studies, emphasis is placed upon gaining practical experience and applying it in professional studios to prepare you for your future career, whether that is within the media and music industries, or striking out on your own as an independent freelance creative.
- Explore the whole spectrum of music technology, from performance and production techniques to software development and audio engineering.
- Learn from our internationally-recognised staff who will provide you with wide-ranging musical, scientific and technological expertise.
- Benefit from networking with a wide range of guest speakers who share insights from their personal and professional experience.
- Tailor your degree by choosing from the broad selection of optional modules available to develop your key interests and prepare you for a variety of careers, from a performance artist to a studio engineer, software designer, or composer.
- Join a number of groups and societies, including DMU Music, the award winning Demon Media and Dirty Electronics, an ensemble of staff and students who build their own instruments for performance.
Previous Music Technology graduates have gone on to a range of fantastic careers in the music industry, including roles at companies such as Spotify, setting up their own successful sound studio in New York, launching their very own album, to graduating with a PhD.
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- Sound Analysis and Perception
- Live Coding
- Digital Music Creativity: Synthesis
- Creating with Technology
- Performing with Technology
- Ideas in Music and Sonic Art
- Audio Electronics
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesElectronics & Embedded Technology Music Liberal Arts View 301 other Bachelors in Liberal Arts in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths or equivalent, plus one of the following:
- Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent or
- BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or
- Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
- International Baccalaureate: 24+ points
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- A copy of your qualifications
- A copy of your English language certificate
- A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
- A copy of your passport
- One reference
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International14750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
- EU: £9,250 with the EU undergraduate transitional scholarship (T&Cs apply)
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.